Data Driven Project Management
Every project, whether successful or not, teaches project managers and the entire project team valuable lessons for making the right decisions in the future. This makes it critical to understand what worked well and what did not in previous projects and to apply that knowledge to create a better course for your next project. There are multiple quantified measurements that can help us not only make more accurate predictions but also eliminate biases from the decision-making process.
The Growing Importance of Soft Skills in Project Management
While technical know-how might build the project's foundation, soft skills act as the binding force which keeps everything together and ensures smooth execution of a project. Even the most industry recognized qualification for project managers, the PMP® certification also emphasizes on the soft skills like critical thinking, conflict management, problem solving, decision making, emotional intelligence and leadership.
How to develop self-organizing teams?
There are no readymade solutions. Developing a self-organizing team is a process that involves careful planning, leadership, and a focus on creating an environment that inspire team members to collaborate, innovate, and take ownership of their work.
Adjusting Work Timings for Resources in MS Project
Some times our team members go on leaves or they work part time on our project. It is important for us to mark their leaves and mention their work timings in the calendar so that...
Manual Scheduling and Auto Scheduling in MS Project
Manually scheduled mode indeed gives more flexibility and full control in the hand of the users. However it also does not apply its scheduling engine and therefore users have to do everything like they do in Excel. On the other side Auto scheduled mode takes away some freedom from the users but it takes care of all scheduling principles, rules and concepts which are far more important.